Easy Graphic Design Tips for Beginners

Graphic design can be really challenging as it requires a lot of techniques and a number of software to master. Sometimes, a fun and creative project can easily turn into a daunting nightmare, especially if you’re just starting out. But no worries, nothing is impossible with a bit of practice. Here are a few easy tips to keep in mind [...]


Reputation Management

Reputation Management, sometimes referred to as social media reputation management, is the process of influencing the public’s perception about an individual or organisation’s identity. It is a term originally used by PR companies, but with the emergence of social media, shaping a brand’s or person’s image online has become an integral part of one’s success. Having a good reputation offers [...]


MailChimp: Creating an Email Campaign

MailChimp is one of the most popular email marketing and autoresponder programs used by many online businesses these days. Why? Quite possibly three main reasons: It integrates into a lot of CRM’s (Customer Relationship Management programs) It’s fairly easy to use, and It’s free! As a Virtual Assistant, if you are given the task of creating an email campaign for [...]


Top 10 Platforms for Collaborating With Your VA

Working efficiently with a Virtual Assistant requires a little bit of planning. Since you and your VA won’t be sitting side by side, completing a task requires tools to allow you to effectively collaborate and ultimately make things easier for everyone! Below are the top 10 platforms you can use for collaborating with your VA and other team members. Skype [...]


How to Manage Your Time as a Remote Worker

Time Management Tips for Virtual Assistants There are many benefits that come with working as a Virtual Assistant. For one, you have the convenience of working from the comfort of your own home or home office. Another upside is avoiding that stressful rush to get ready for the commute to the office. We’ve all been there – rain, hail or [...]


Configuring Email in Microsoft Outlook

When it comes to working in a virtual office, email is one of the most effective tools for communication. It is used for file sharing and for sending other confidential information.Most clients prefer to use a customised email based on their company’s website url. To configure your personalised email in Microsoft Outlook, here’s what you need to do:  Open Microsoft [...]


How to Use Hootsuite (Social Media Scheduler )

Social media has become an integral part of business growth. As a virtual assistant, you might be given the task of managing your client’s social media to boost their online presence. The key to having an established social media profile is to post regularly. To help make things easier, you can use a social media scheduler. One of the most [...]